How to Fight Loneliness

Is Social Media Socially Isolating?

Sophie Andrews | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech
Sophie Andrews

Platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr and even old-school Facebook have become the social life-blood of the so-called 'digitally native' generation - with new channels constantly springing up. For millions, communication by social media puts them instantly in touch with a network of people they call friends online.

Loneliness in Motherhood

Jane Newman | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents
Jane Newman

A happy mother will find her happy medium and in doing so avoid becoming lonely. Everybody will have a different idea of what this is, but as long as they reach this goal, they are less at risk of becoming lonely.

Getting to Know Your Neighbours Is Good for Your Health: Five Ways to Make the First Move

Sir Tim Smit KBE | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sir Tim Smit KBE

I'm always interested in how people connect with one another. So it worries me that, in some UK villages, towns and cities, getting to know our neighbours seems to have fallen out of fashion. It should, in fact, be a priority.

Five Ways We Can All Limit Loneliness

Jilly Forster | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jilly Forster

Culturally, we've become so focused on our own lives that we don't give consideration to those who are lonely and would really like to hear from us. People who are lonely aren't necessarily the hardcore lonely. It can be anyone.

Loneliness 'Growing Health Concern' For Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Loneliness among older people is becoming a major health problem, experts report today. More than 700,000 of elderly Brits feel lonely and isolated...